sun model 47. code 4/40 does it have the nvram with battery?

2018-12-01 Thread Ed via cctalk
we were given this and a hard dribe a floor standimg decwriter. does this use NV ram with dreaded battery? thanks,ed Sent from AOL Mobile Mail

Re: Computing from 1976

2017-12-30 Thread Ed via cctalk
so if you bought the altair and put it away you could sort of sell it for the same amount of money-worth today. In a message dated 12/30/2017 5:10:22 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: It was thus said that the Great Fred Cisin via cctalk once stated: >

Re: Computing from 1976

2017-12-30 Thread Ed via cctalk
Thanks for the heads up on this S-100 site! PdP-11 on a s-100 bus even.. Ed# In a message dated 12/30/2017 5:01:26 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: A good site for what was in the 1975-1980 era. http://www.s100computers.com/index.html

Re: Lisa Source Code

2017-12-27 Thread Ed via cctalk
pretty neat... what format material was it stored on!? Ed# In a message dated 12/27/2017 6:03:28 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: Hi, I don’t know if I missed the announcement on this list but I just saw this article:

TI 99/4a It Lives! but extended basic? acts bizzare...Help?

2017-12-11 Thread Ed via cctalk
TI 99/4a It Lives! but extended basic? acts bizarre... Great got the video cable 5 bucks from the UK - -SOLVED! Works and fires up with out the extended basic plugged in but when I pluged it in and selected the option for extended basic at book up just hangs no prompt on

Re: Vidar large format scanner available

2017-12-05 Thread Ed via cctalk
opps yepper large... a pity not close.. Ed In a message dated 12/3/2017 5:44:03 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: 36". It is NOT a flatbed. On Sun, 3 Dec 2017, Ed Sharpe via cctalk wrote: > how large is it? thx ed# > > Sent from AOL Mobile Mail > > On

Re: FTGH: Old ham radio headset

2017-12-03 Thread Ed via cctalk
A ww 2 style headset! Ed# In a message dated 12/3/2017 9:59:01 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes:

Re: what is this NCR modem? what did it go to?

2017-11-27 Thread Ed via cctalk
OK! Shades of the crown answering machine we have in the museum with the handset lifter! Yea the price is defiantly a barrier on this except for Paul Allen I suppose. Ed# _www.smecc.org_ (http://www.smecc.org) In a message dated 11/27/2017 12:16:16 P.M. US Mountain Standard

Re: what is this NCR modem? what did it go to?

2017-11-27 Thread Ed via cctalk
thanks for dates. yes that all makes sense. some how my mind slipped a decade. I a looking for a GE Diginet tdm-114 acoustic coupler. 2 reasons, GE computer related but also my first acoustic coupler I had with an ASR-35 teletype I am also looking for the top mental

Re: what is this NCR modem? what did it go to?

2017-11-26 Thread Ed via cctalk
does the 71 sate seem early? In a message dated 11/26/2017 2:38:17 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: The NCR 260 (first part of the part number) was a KSR portable thermal printing terminal. Somewhat similar to the Silent 700. But, the NCR 260 had an

what is this NCR modem? what did it go to?

2017-11-26 Thread Ed via cctalk
what is this NCR modem? what did it go to? NEW Vintage 1971 NCR Acoustic Coupler Modem, NOS, Factory Boxed, C260-400 / F01 132411929563 on the bay not mine etc etc etc ed#

Re: WTB: HP-85 16k RAM Module and HPIB Floppy Drive

2017-11-16 Thread Ed via cctalk
PRM-85 ? cost? If I end up getting fascinated with the *% I may want to get one too.. First, I need to get it out and open and see what is all with it.. In a message dated 11/15/2017 5:45:42 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: It'd be interesting

Re: Playing with HP2640B

2017-11-15 Thread Ed via cctalk
is there a dif between 40 a and 40 b with the firmware/loader/etc? Ed# In a message dated 11/15/2017 12:48:24 P.M. US Mountain Standard Tim, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: I have been working on a HP 2640B terminal. It was mostly about fixing the "screen mold" problem and

Re: HP 2640 character set generation manual in the UK

2017-11-09 Thread Ed via cctalk
Many Thanks for this. A useful addition to our HP docs here. Ed# _www.smecc.org_ (http://www.smecc.org) In a message dated 11/9/2017 7:29:40 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: The manual has been scanned and is on our FTP server:

snippit of R2E hisoty on the surplus market. DEALIN'' ELECTRONICS date??

2017-11-07 Thread Ed via cctalk
Later in life when Bull owned R2E there was a z-80 with either just floppy or floppy and hard drive... I have a catalog of an outfit surplussing a group of them in USA called DEALIN'' ELECTRONICS in Palo Alto. Date? Ed Sharpe archivist for SMECC

Re: "Left a home full of computers" Craigslist ad

2017-11-06 Thread Ed via cctalk
YEA BUT THAT ASR 35 IS WORTH GOING AFTER IF YOU ARE CLOSE! ED# In a message dated 11/6/2017 10:43:32 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: > On Nov 5, 2017, at 1:46 AM, jim stephens via cctalk wrote: > > I don't know anything but

Re: looking at buying a pocket PC / PDA

2017-11-03 Thread Ed via cctalk
In days of old would use one with a 50 ft ribbon cable as a 'portable' console fro one of my hp 2000 systems I would just rag it around to wherever I was in the Computer Room. or into the front office west of the computer room as the back of the 2000 was against that wall.

Re: HP 2640 character set generation manual in the UK

2017-11-03 Thread Ed via cctalk
ey say they would like to scan but no resource. Available to > > view on three days notice On Fri, 3 Nov 2017, Ed via cctalk wrote: > what about the kind folks at the hp museum? . . . and' don't they have some sort of archive in Santa Rosa?

Re: HP 2640 character set generation manual in the UK

2017-11-03 Thread Ed via cctalk
what about the kind folks at the hp museum? Ed# In a message dated 11/3/2017 10:38:04 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: Well they say they would like to scan but no resource. Available to view on three days notice Dave On 3 Nov 2017 10:41, "Dave Wade"

Re: Tubbs fire consumed the collected archives of William Hewlett and David P...

2017-10-31 Thread Ed via cctalk
I think there are some people that will state anything at this point at Corp. to cover their ass's over this debacle... Ed# In a message dated 10/31/2017 12:19:44 A.M. US Mountain Standard Tim, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: This article has more details about the archive situation

Re: Look to get a copy of a Multi-Tech FM300 Modem manual

2017-10-31 Thread Ed via cctalk
they claim FIRST ACOUSTIC COUPLER IN 1970 nah... GE 1968 My customer has an Olivetti terminal that he wants to use on GE Time-Sharing Service. How much does our acoustic coupler cost and what is the rental fee? The TDM 114 acoustic coupler rents for $25 a month (including

Re: Look to get a copy of a Multi-Tech FM300 Modem manual

2017-10-31 Thread Ed via cctalk
https://www.multitech.com/about-us/history How accurate is this Multi-Tech history? Ed# In a message dated 10/30/2017 11:07:17 P.M. US Mountain Standard Tim, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: That would be great. Next year as one of my teleprinter demonstrations I want to have a Teletype 33

Re: HEXTIr - TI HexBus SD Drive

2017-10-30 Thread Ed via cctalk
via cctalk wrote: > ok .. does this mean I can put lots of ti 99/4 software on thesd > card for people to play with in the museum? > Ed# Do you have a HexBus interface for the 99/4a? I thought all of them had it?

Re: HEXTIr - TI HexBus SD Drive

2017-10-30 Thread Ed via cctalk
ok .. does this mean I can put lots of ti 99/4 software on the sd card for people to play with in the museum? Ed# In a message dated 10/30/2017 7:06:33 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: On Sun, 29 Oct 2017 12:14:41 -0500 Jim Brain via cctalk

Tubbs fire consumed the collected archives of William Hewlett and David Packard

2017-10-29 Thread Ed via cctalk
The Tubbs fire consumed the collected archives of William Hewlett and David Packard, the tech pioneers who in 1938 formed an electronics company in a Palo Alto garage with $538 in cash. More than 100 boxes of the two men’s writings, correspondence, speeches and other items were

Re: Anyone know who does 'decmuseum.org', PDP-5 pictures

2017-10-28 Thread Ed via cctalk
Hi Noel - http://www.dvq.com/ is the master site it seems.. I goggled dvg anddec as it said it was copyrighted dvg I figured that would show up elsewhere and it did. Ed# _www.smecc.org_ (http://www.smecc.org) In a message dated 10/28/2017 5:43:37 A.M.

Re: Digression - Ah Yes!! The PDP-10

2017-10-25 Thread Ed via cctalk
oddly there were times you could dial into a broken dec 10 connect and end up connected to someone elses session Ed# In a message dated 10/25/2017 2:18:30 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: > -Original Message- > From: cctalk

Re: HP 21mx/whatever processor works with doublesided key... i forgot model#

2017-10-22 Thread Ed via cctalk
IT RUNS MEMORY RESIDENT LOADED FROM PAPER TAPE? ED# In a message dated 10/20/2017 7:37:48 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, jw...@classiccmp.org writes: "Forth-like" system that is well developed/flushedout. So in addition to BASIC, you get oh-so-many-wonderful-things. I very highly

Re: HP 21mx/whatever processor works with doublesided key... i forgot model#

2017-10-22 Thread Ed via cctalk
NOPE NOT A BIG RTE PERSON - BUT YES THERE WOULD BE MULTI SERIAL BOARDS IN SOME INCOMING PROCESSORS RAN IT ONCE AND PLAYED WITH IT... BROKE 1000 SYSTEMS DOWN AND SOLD THE PIECES. THE ONLY SYSTEMS THAT WE SUPPORTED SOFTWARE WISE WERE F AND THEN ACCESS THIS 21 WHATEVER

HP 21mx/whatever processor works with doublesided key... i forgot model#

2017-10-19 Thread Ed via cctalk
Progress! HP 21mx/whatever processor works with double sided key... (I forgot model#) Thank goodness for that guy ion ebay selling them! I got 2... one to use...and one to loose/put in bag of keys. Now to replace the fuse holder on the back... that is mushed. It

anyone collecting CLIO littke folding computers? tablet?

2017-10-18 Thread Ed via cctalk
anyone collecting CLIO littke folding computers? tablet? have an extra one to swap/sell' whatever. drop me a line off list ! Ed# _www.smecc.org_ (http://www.smecc.org)

Re: Halt and Catch Fire (TV series)

2017-10-16 Thread Ed via cctalk
In a message dated 10/16/2017 10:28:38 A.M. US Mountain Standard Tim, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: > On Oct 16, 2017, at 2:18 AM, tom sparks via cctalk wrote: > > I have just finished watching [Halt and Catch

Re: More videos of VCF's Univac

2017-10-11 Thread Ed via cctalk
good to see it up and running! Ed# In a message dated 10/10/2017 5:08:17 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: nice job. How many 1219-B's are still running in the world any more? Bill On Tue, Oct 10, 2017 at 1:00 AM, Evan Koblentz via cctalk <

Re: OT: the death of shortwave / Re: Hallicrafters S-85

2017-10-08 Thread Ed via cctalk
When I see something that is neat...I camp on it until I decide or have a friend put his hand on and stand in front. Yea... to many times turn around and then look down and someone else now has it... Ed# In a message dated 10/8/2017 9:52:59 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time,

Re: Did DEC make a Daisy Wheel printer?

2017-10-08 Thread Ed via cctalk
Yea... so DEC sold them... but the mech was oem diablio? In a message dated 10/8/2017 10:51:39 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: our printers -- daisywheel type -- on wps-8system had a diablio mech as I remember... Ed# _www.smec.org_

Re: Did DEC make a Daisy Wheel printer?

2017-10-08 Thread Ed via cctalk
our printers -- daisywheel type -- on wps-8 system had a diablio mech as I remember... Ed# _www.smec.org_ (http://www.smec.org) In a message dated 10/8/2017 10:35:55 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: > On Oct 8, 2017, at 10:31 AM, Chuck Guzis via

Re: OT: the death of shortwave / Re: Hallicrafters S-85

2017-10-07 Thread Ed via cctalk
You mean the ones that read numbers and weird names... yea still some out there I understand... and ply weird tones too ... Ed# In a message dated 10/7/2017 4:52:56 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: Are the numbers stations still going? -- Charles

Re: OT: the death of shortwave / Re: Hallicrafters S-85

2017-10-07 Thread Ed via cctalk
In a message dated 10/7/2017 4:46:42 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: On 2017-Oct-07, at 2:39 PM, Ed via cctalk wrote: > Good collection start Al! > What homed you in collecting Hallicrafters? > > We have various SW radios at S

Re: Hallicrafters S-85

2017-10-07 Thread Ed via cctalk
t 5:56 PM, Ed via cctalk <cctalk@classiccmp.org> wrote: > > SX-115 Is a nice looking radio Al! > Not sure there are a lot of them around though as > I so not remember even being offered any. > > Be patient... one will show up at a good price...

Re: Hallicrafters S-85

2017-10-07 Thread Ed via cctalk
SX-115 Is a nice looking radio Al! Not sure there are a lot of them around though as I so not remember even being offered any. Be patient... one will show up at a good price... Also if I see one out there will let you know of the whereabouts. Ed# In a message dated

Re: Hallicrafters S-85

2017-10-07 Thread Ed via cctalk
Good collection start Al! What homed you in collecting Hallicrafters? We have various SW radios at SMECC but I was really touched to get hold of a S-40B like I had in my youth. Now to put new power supply capacitors in it and make it Fly. I imagine there are a number

Re: PDP-Lifter

2017-10-07 Thread Ed via cctalk
Kudos Steve Well done! Ed# In a message dated 10/6/2017 10:54:01 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: After the discussion last year about lifting and racking heavy gear, I bodged together some hardware and came up with the PDP-Lifter. It allows easy movement,

Re: Aaron Nabil & pdp-8.org

2017-10-07 Thread Ed via cctalk
Maybe Jay can locate him and offer to re host it? Ed# In a message dated 10/7/2017 10:25:34 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: On Sat, Oct 07, 2017 at 09:01:32AM -0700, Vincent Slyngstad wrote: [...] > My copy appears to be 724MB. The .zip is 619 MB and

Re: Aaron Nabil & pdp-8.org

2017-10-06 Thread Ed via cctalk
curious wonder why it works for some but not all... Ed# In a message dated 10/6/2017 1:47:03 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: > From: Vincent Slyngstad > Aaron's website seems to be working for me Anyone who still has access to it should down-load the

Re: Aaron Nabil & pdp-8.org

2017-10-06 Thread Ed via cctalk
OK got it but some missing but some of that seems to be external sites that are belly up. Ed# In a message dated 10/6/2017 8:53:07 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: go to archive.org and suck down a copy of it. multiple people should keep copies?

Re: Aaron Nabil & pdp-8.org

2017-10-06 Thread Ed via cctalk
go to archive.org and suck down a copy of it. multiple people should keep copies? Did the fellow pass away? Ed# In a message dated 10/6/2017 6:21:36 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: > On Oct 6, 2017, at 5:10 AM, Peter Coghlan via cctalk

Re: (Classic Computers) HP 7970 1/2" 9-Track Reel-to-Reel Tape Drive

2017-10-03 Thread Ed via cctalk
YES! hp 30 series 3000 systems and 40 series had hpib 1600 bpi 7970e in early days. later they had other drives that would go 6250... and I wish I had one to load the old bulleting board email chat software up on the hp 3000 37 I have here. later dried

Re: OmniUSB - further boards to make

2017-10-03 Thread Ed via cctalk
please send into to us as well... thanks ed# In a message dated 10/3/2017 12:12:53 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: On 10/1/2017 4:17 PM, SYLVIA MCMAHON via cctalk wrote: > Hello Philip, > I registered interest in purchasing a Omnibus USB interface some

Re: HP 9845 complete system on auction in Sweden

2017-09-29 Thread Ed via cctalk
yes if the tree sap stuff if can get fungus in it. had that happen to microscope lenses in the lab Ed# In a message dated 9/29/2017 2:11:26 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: On Fri, 29 Sep 2017, Ed via cctalk wrote: > what was the orig. bond

Re: HP 9845 complete system on auction in Sweden

2017-09-29 Thread Ed via cctalk
Paul so the case it self is what held the class in place then? Ed# In a message dated 9/29/2017 11:00:27 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: On my 9835A it was Canadian Balsam a common optical bonding material. I bonded the shield on my to the front of the

Re: HP 9845 complete system on auction in Sweden

2017-09-29 Thread Ed via cctalk
Cory - good suggestion about the double sided tape. what was the orig. bonding material between face glass and tube? just curious Ed# In a message dated 9/26/2017 5:29:30 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, coryheisterk...@gmail.com writes: It's the understood chemical

I forget does this take attachments or inline images?-Ed#

2017-09-25 Thread Ed via cctalk
I forget does this take attachments or inline images?-Ed#

Re: HP 2108A key

2017-09-25 Thread Ed via cctalk
well. do not see any 2007 so bought one incase the 1000 is the one that uses that one. easier than driving back to the building. however. I did find a but ofother HP keys even some ace style? found my open the 2645 thingis my hp 1000 beltbuckle ( bif g bronze

Re: HP 2108A key

2017-09-25 Thread Ed via cctalk
FANTASTIC -! I still need to triage the shoe boxes too- Ed# In a message dated 9/25/2017 1:47:00 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: I received a key that was made based on the Chicago Lock H2007 key in Christian's picture:

Re: HP 9845 complete system on auction in Sweden

2017-09-25 Thread Ed via cctalk
Folks - Any idea what causes the screen rot? also any preventative measures to keep it from happening or spreading? Ed# In a message dated 9/25/2017 10:20:36 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, isk...@uw.edu writes: On Sun, Sep 24, 2017 at 8:13 PM, Ed via cctalk <cct

Re: HP 7970E - interest to split?

2017-09-25 Thread Ed via cctalk
What is really scarce is a 7 track 7970b! Had one once... it was the first used HP item I ever sold when I was in the used computer biz early 80s. Wish now I had kept it! Ed# In a message dated 9/25/2017 10:26:10 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: On

Re: HP 9845 complete system on auction in Sweden

2017-09-24 Thread Ed via cctalk
The shipping cost would be obscene! Ed# In a message dated 9/24/2017 6:57:29 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: > On I Sep 23, 2017, at 4:23 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote: > The 7970E comes in an HP-IB version Indeed, and I even

Re: HP 9845 complete system on auction in Sweden

2017-09-23 Thread Ed via cctalk
the tape drive was an hpib version as was used on the later hp 3000 systems. Ed# _www.smecc.org_ (http://www.smecc.org) In a message dated 9/23/2017 4:11:19 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: On Sep 22, 2017 11:47 PM, "Curious Marc via cctalk"

Re: HP 2108A key

2017-09-22 Thread Ed via cctalk
YIKES I should check too I do have a few 30 year old keys on my ring. Pretty sure the Hp-2000 and HP-3000 keys are still there perhaps the pdp-8 m or f and possibly one for the 2000ATimeshare cabinets. I will see what else... you tend to put them on and never take

Re: HP 2108A key

2017-09-22 Thread Ed via cctalk
YIKES I should check too I do have a few 30 yea old keys on my ring. Pretty sure the Hp-2000 and HP-300 key are still there and possibly one for the 2000A Timeshare cabinets. I will see what else... you tend to put them on and never take them off. Ed# In a message

Re: HP 2108A key

2017-09-22 Thread Ed via cctalk
OK that is helpful! I can look though the box and have something to compare with! For the purpose of finding a match for Mike's 2018 is that a single sided or double sided key Mike ( or others knowing) the HP MX Processor MXthat was contributed to SMECC is thinner than the

Re: COTROL SYS> Navy using X Boxes to control sub periscopes Check this out!

2017-09-21 Thread Ed via cctalk
probably not much.. but It was odd! #ed In a message dated 9/21/2017 5:10:03 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: That's very nice, Ed. What does this have to do with classic computing, exactly? On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 13:46 Ed via cctalk <cct

Re: HP 2108A key

2017-09-21 Thread Ed via cctalk
Most of the time processors came in whole and got sold out as parts.. The 2 things that always seemed left overwere keys and carcass! Ed# In a message dated 9/21/2017 10:25:38 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: > > > I used to come home

Re: HP 2108A key

2017-09-21 Thread Ed via cctalk
Excuse me? I owned the company! My Company... my keys.. and in those days there were lots of them! How funny! Ed# In a message dated 9/21/2017 9:15:14 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: On 21 September 2017 at 18:02, Fred Cisin via cctalk

Re: HP 2108A key

2017-09-21 Thread Ed via cctalk
EEEK! bad cell phone typing! OK anyway I was under the assumption that the hp keys would have a certain number on them depending on what they fit? If I am wrong then unless I have a photo this group of old keys will be of no use. Just a thought. Ed# In a message

COTROL SYS> Navy using X Boxes to control sub periscopes Check this out!

2017-09-20 Thread Ed via cctalk
Navy using X Boxes to control sub periscopesCheck this out! http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/20/us-navy-will-use-xbox-controllers-to- operate-submarine-periscopes.html

Re: Apple ][ PS

2017-09-19 Thread Ed via cctalk
or buy another apple 2 with bad other things for not much and grab the PS from it... Ed# In a message dated 9/18/2017 9:54:59 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: I've used this one. http://store.reactivemicro.com/product/universal-psu-kit/

Re: Chasing Digiac...

2017-09-18 Thread Ed via cctalk
manual is from 1966... S100 was first seen as the MITS altair in late 1974. Allison On 09/17/2017 03:03 PM, Ed via cctalk wrote: > well there is this total cool book and picture! > > http://www.smecc.org/digiac.htm > > we would love to

Fwd: Chasing Digiac...

2017-09-17 Thread Ed via cctalk
well there is this total cool book and picture! http://www.smecc.org/digiac.htm we would love to find the system! From: cctalk@classiccmp.org Reply-to: ge...@deltasoft.com To: cctalk@classiccmp.org Sent: 9/17/2017 11:55:38 A.M. US

Re: RIP Jerry Pournelle, the first author to write a novel on a computer Earl...

2017-09-10 Thread Ed via cctalk
I remember the first articles I wrote for the HP chronicle newspaper I did with editor 3000... it was handy as where ever I was I could log on and work on it. In a message dated 9/10/2017 6:08:13 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: I remember

Re: RIP Jerry Pournelle, the first author to write a novel on a computer Earl...

2017-09-10 Thread Ed via cctalk
I remember the fort articles I wrote for the HP chronicle newspaper I did with editor 3000... it was handy as where ever i was I could log on and work on it. In a message dated 9/10/2017 6:04:53 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: >> Virtually ALL

Re: RIP Jerry Pournelle, the first author to write a novel on a computer Earl...

2017-09-10 Thread Ed via cctalk
WPS-8 was awesome! I had one of the desks with the 8a in the back and rxo1 drives! and the daisy wheel printer then over time ended up with three but alas have none now... Ed# _www.smecc.org_ (http://www.smecc.org) In a message dated 9/10/2017 3:25:04 P.M. US Mountain

Re: RIP Jerry Pournelle, the first author to write a novel on a computer Earl...

2017-09-10 Thread Ed via cctalk
WORD PROCESSING VIA PUNCH CARDS Need to insert the paragraph in a different place? Shift those cards in the deck Seriously though... anything helps me... I have never written long things in a linear manner... when I was a kid I would write the stuff down then cut the

Re: RIP Jerry Pournelle, the first author to write a novel on a computer Earl...

2017-09-10 Thread Ed via cctalk
ure, mostly unpublished, manuscripts among the VERY first uses of word processing. Well before Jerry got into computers. -- Grumpy Ol' Fred ci...@xenosoft.com On Sun, 10 Sep 2017, Ed via cctalk wrote: > RIP Jerry Pournelle, the first author to write a novel on a computer > >

RIP Jerry Pournelle, the first author to write a novel on a computer Early adopt

2017-09-10 Thread Ed via cctalk
RIP Jerry Pournelle, the first author to write a novel on a computer Early adopter by Andrew Liptak https://www.theverge.com/2017/9/9/16279582/jerry-pournelle-science-fiction-a uthor-writing-computers-obituary sad Ed#

Re: determing date on TI 99/4 computers.

2017-09-08 Thread Ed via cctalk
Thanks to all that provided on list and off list material on the TI 99/4 systems. It was very helpful. Still looking for some hi res ad art work... Thanks Ed# _www.smecc.org_ (http://www.smecc.org) In a message dated 9/7/2017 5:24:45 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time,

Is there a stash or has anyone started scanning HONEYWELL PRINTOUT Newsletters?

2017-09-08 Thread Ed via cctalk
Is there a stash or has anyone started scanning HONEYWELL PRINTOUT Newsletters? These were Employee news letters for the computer section of the big H. We have come into a small group and want to see ifscanned already . We also have the ones that were GE version of this

Re: determing date on TI 99/4 computers.

2017-09-06 Thread Ed via cctalk
/4A Bill Cosby was their spokesperson. I can scan the advertising stuff that I have, but I’m pretty sure that it is all online somewhere. Good hi res scans appreciated Ed#.. Thanks ! > On 6 Sep 2017, at 4:00 pm, Ed via cctalk <cctalk@classiccmp.org> wrote: > > T

determing date on TI 99/4 computers.

2017-09-06 Thread Ed via cctalk
There is a white or beige one then there is the black and chrome one? which first? and dates please? This is unfamiliar territory for me. but need to pay homage to these in a museum display here. looking for good hi res scans of adv. material etc. for display?? thanks ed#

Re: Odd Ebay auction showed up today...

2017-09-04 Thread Ed via cctalk
vintagecomputermuseum account had a roll of paper tape for $100+ dollars one time? ...Ed# In a message dated 9/4/2017 11:47:22 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: On Mon, Sep 4, 2017 at 12:07 PM, william degnan via cctalk wrote:

is it just me or does this apple candy dish seem over priced?

2017-09-04 Thread Ed via cctalk
_http://www.ebay.com/itm/Apple-HOYA-Crystal-20th-Anniversary-Macintosh-Spart acus-Special-Bonus-Steve-Jobs/272583239883?_trkparms=aid%3D555018%26algo%3DP L.SIM%26ao%3D2%26asc%3D46089%26meid%3Dd60d860ce2cd4ff5817b3066a4f7b10a%26pid

Speaking of Big H - - Is there already a repository of PRINTOUT Newsletters sc

2017-08-31 Thread Ed via cctalk
Speaking of Big H - - Is there already a repository of PRINTOUT Honeywell Employee Newsletters scanned already? Thanks for Info Ed# _www.smecc.org_ (http://www.smecc.org)

Re: honeywell h316 manuals

2017-08-31 Thread Ed via cctalk
happy to pay shipping PLUS A CASH BONUS DEPENDING ON WHICH MANUALS AND CONDITION to SMECCmuseum in Arizona COURYHOUSE/SMECC ATTN - ED SHARPE ARCHVIIT 5802 W PALMAIRE AVE GLENDALE AZ 85301 Thanks for consideration Ed# _www.smecc.org_ (http://www.smecc.org) In a message

Re: VCF Midwest: 6502 Badges!

2017-08-28 Thread Ed via cctalk
cant go to the show but would like a built one my soldering hands are poor in age.Ed# In a message dated 8/28/2017 9:27:10 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: On Mon, Aug 28, 2017 at 10:01 AM, systems_glitch via cctalk < cctalk@classiccmp.org> wrote: >

Re: PDP 8e green / lab version rack Ebay

2017-08-27 Thread Ed via cctalk
In a message dated 8/27/2017 3:59:28 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: On 8/26/2017 11:00 PM, jim stephens via cctalk wrote: > > > On 8/26/2017 6:52 PM, Anders Nelson via cctalk wrote: >> LOL those last 15 seconds were a deusey! > Let's hope the buyer isn't a

need adv. material; and promo for Cobalt CUBE and the 1 u server too!

2017-08-23 Thread Ed via cctalk
need adv. material; and promo for Cobalt CUBE and the 1 u server too! Have these 2 units want to make a nice display with them... need to dress the background etc... thanks in advance - Ed#

Re: Wanted: small composite CRT monitor

2017-08-23 Thread Ed via cctalk
PVM-9044QM uses a sony NP-1 battery as I remember for field use. we have some of these in master control that are mounted 2 per 19 inch rack hanger. we have smaller ones that are 3 and 4 up also for monitoring feeds. http://www.acuson.it/schedepdf/vx6KTWsw8S_PVM-9042QM(brch).pdf

Re: Wanted: small composite CRT monitor

2017-08-22 Thread Ed via cctalk
but you have a VINTAGE computer so use a VINTAGE monitor yes a flat screen works well. In a message dated 8/22/2017 9:49:06 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: Does it have to be a CRT ? There a quite a few small LCD displays that take NTSC -pete

Re: Wanted: small composite CRT monitor

2017-08-22 Thread Ed via cctalk
yes stacked back in the back area behid other tonnage there are lots of these square cabinet monitors both color and B/Wall various sized many names sony Panasonic jvc and more. Wish I had these when I had my apple... they were expensive, especially the color cube

Re: halt and catch fire show 2 hr tonite?

2017-08-19 Thread Ed via cctalk
always fun to participle in a production Neat Congrats! Bill! Ed# In a message dated 8/19/2017 1:53:18 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, billdeg...@gmail.com writes: On Sat, Aug 19, 2017 at 2:41 PM, Ed Sharpe via cctalk wrote: halt and catch fire show 2 hr

Re: This Is Such An Exciting Listing!

2017-08-18 Thread Ed via cctalk
I was going to do the make an offer for $1 alas... no USA shipping it says! Sorry, this item cannot be posted to United States. You are unable to bid on or buy this item because: * The seller has specified that this item cannot be sent to addresses in United States Ed#

Re: Vintage equipment rack?

2017-08-18 Thread Ed via cctalk
Anders - Your recycler or a scrap yard is a great place to look. you can try surplus electronic store also, but unless they get burdened with a lot of them your scrappers at the end of the food chain will be the most reasonable as a general rule. Ed# _www.smecc.org_

Re: eBay: Kickplate for H960

2017-08-17 Thread Ed via cctalk
Yep! You are correct... Even 35 years ago they would show up missing once in a while. Ed# In a message dated 8/17/2017 8:08:52 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: > Every H960 and H967 should have one. I think They came standard. When new, yes and

PING! Stephen Jones the engineer!

2017-08-17 Thread Ed via cctalk
PING! Stephen Jones the engineer! thx ed#

When shipped from Honeywell, was the Multics documentation in the traditional

2017-08-17 Thread Ed via cctalk
When shipped from Honeywell, was the Multics documentation in the traditional red Honeywell binders? Or? Thanks Ed#

Re: PDP 8e green / lab version rack Ebay

2017-08-17 Thread Ed via cctalk
What a thing of beauty! It kind of breaks up the entire orange motif thing in the row...! I always heard of these but never en counted one here in AZ Ed# _www.smecc.org_ (http://www.smecc.org) In a message dated 8/17/2017 3:23:45 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org

Re: Looking for info on The Digital Group Systems and Aeon Pulse Systems

2017-08-13 Thread Ed via cctalk
http://bytecollector.com/the_digital_group.htm above is site with great info! thanks ed# In a message dated 8/13/2017 7:03:38 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: I recently went to a hamfest and scored 2 complete systems From what i can tell its an

nassa tapes destroyed but the family left to dispose of the computer?

2017-08-13 Thread Ed via cctalk
wonder where it ended up? Ed# http://www.pennlive.com/life/2017/08/nasa_tapes_pittsburgh.html

Bellmac 8 Bell system microprocessor and singe board computer sale/trade WECo

2017-08-12 Thread Ed via cctalk
Bellmac 8 Bell system microprocessor and singe board computer sale/trade western electric. drop note of interest and offers off list thanks Ed# _www.smecc.org_ (http://www.smecc.org/)

Nextgen processor and mother board historic proc and board sale/trade

2017-08-12 Thread Ed via cctalk
Nextgen processor and mother board historic proc and board sale/trade dropnote of interest and offers off list thanks Ed# _www.smecc.org_ (http://www.smecc.org)

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